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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Stability Sensor performs over wide range of conditions.

Made from pressure sensitive ink, FlexiForce® Enhanced Stability Series 301 (ESS301) is capable of measuring force and pressure in environments with temperatures up to 85°CÂ- and relative humidity up to 95%. Force range is up to 100 lb using recommended circuitry and can be extended via reduction of drive voltage (VT) or resistance value of feedback resistor (RF)....

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Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Using Tactile Pressure Mapping from Tekscan®
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Using Tactile Pressure Mapping from Tekscan®

Boston, MAÂ- – Civil and Geotechnical engineers and researchers must consider the behavior of earth materials when developing designs and construction methods. A critical part of understanding this relationship and assessing risk is determining the force and pressure exerted when objects are moving or in contact. The I-Scan® System from Tekscan is a complete pressure and force...

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New API Software from Tekscan® Improves Efficiency of Pressure Data Acquisition & Analysis
Software

New API Software from Tekscan® Improves Efficiency of Pressure Data Acquisition & Analysis

Boston, MA – Tekscan introduces two new software add-ons: the Pressure Mapping Software Development Kit (SDK) and the Data Reader Toolkit (DRT).Â-  These products allow users to access and manipulate Tekscan software functions, allowing more control over the acquisition and analysis of pressure data. Pressure Mapping SDK gives more flexibility. The Pressure Mapping SDK gives a developer...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Position Sensor features flexible, paper-thin design.

Measuring just 0.008 in. thick, FlexiPot(TM) Linear Potentiometer provides ±2% linearity error, ±1% full scale repeatability, and spatial resolution of less than 2% of full scale. Device is available in high-temperature version, capable of withstanding temperatures up to 420°C. FlexiPot is suited for design engineers looking to incorporate position sensor as user interface in...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tactile Sensor Kit facilitates force measurement tasks.

Geared toward students, hobbyists, and engineers, FlexiForce® Starter Kit contains all necessary components to build any of 3 recommended circuits. Guide provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to build circuits, and 2 sample FlexiForce tactile force sensors are also included for limited time. FlexiForce sensors are thin and flexible piezoresistive force sensors used to detect...

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Tekscan Announces Lower-Cost ZIF and LIF-Compatible Connection Option for Custom Force Sensors
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Tekscan Announces Lower-Cost ZIF and LIF-Compatible Connection Option for Custom Force Sensors

Tekscan, Inc. announces a new lower-cost connection option for its custom FlexiForce® sensors. In addition to the traditional pin connection, Tekscan is now offering a lower-cost termination method to enable OEM customers to utilize a low profile connection such as a ZIF connector. It also allows easier connection directly to PCB boards and flex circuits via conductive epoxies, tapes, or...

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Flexible Polyester Film Force Sensor has 1 in. dia sensing area.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flexible Polyester Film Force Sensor has 1 in. dia sensing area.

Model A401 FlexiForce sensor features 0.008 in. thickness and flexible polyester film construction that allows it to be slipped into any space to measure force of two mating surfaces. Unit is able to detect and measure relative change in force or applied load, as well as rate of change in force, and can detect contact and/or touch. Available in 0-25 lb force range, it is suitable for applications...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fox Sports Network Chooses Tekscan Pressure Mapping Technology

When Fox Sports Network's Sports Science needed the most advanced technology to investigate and break down myths in athletics, they chose Tekscan. Tekscan's products provide accurate and reliable force and pressure measurements within a variety of different applications. Sports Science answers long-standing questions that exist in the athletic world, such as: What hits the hardest - a NFL...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

South Boston Manufacturer Wins Electronic Products Product-of-the-Year

Each year, Electronic Products magazine editors select the most innovative and forward-thinking new products introduced to the electronics market. South Boston sensor manufacturer Tekscan, Inc. is honored to announce that its newest sensor product, the High-Temp FlexiForce® sensor, has been chosen among thousands of products as product of the year by Electronic Products editors. High-Temp...

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Tekscan Now Offering Fuji Digital Analysis System
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Tekscan Now Offering Fuji Digital Analysis System

February 5, 2008 Tekscan, Inc. (Boston, MA), leading manufacturer of real-time pressure mapping systems and force sensors, is pleased to announce a new addition to its product line: the Fuji Digital Analysis System for Prescale. The measurement data produced by the Digital Analysis System provides Prescale film users with concrete, quantifiable engineering units to support their peak pressure...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Stability Sensor performs over wide range of conditions.

Made from pressure sensitive ink, FlexiForce® Enhanced Stability Series 301 (ESS301) is capable of measuring force and pressure in environments with temperatures up to 85°CÂ- and relative humidity up to 95%. Force range is up to 100 lb using recommended circuitry and can be extended via reduction of drive voltage (VT) or resistance value of feedback resistor (RF)....

Read More »
Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Using Tactile Pressure Mapping from Tekscan®
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Civil and Geotechnical Engineering Using Tactile Pressure Mapping from Tekscan®

Boston, MAÂ- – Civil and Geotechnical engineers and researchers must consider the behavior of earth materials when developing designs and construction methods. A critical part of understanding this relationship and assessing risk is determining the force and pressure exerted when objects are moving or in contact. The I-Scan® System from Tekscan is a complete pressure and force...

Read More »
New API Software from Tekscan® Improves Efficiency of Pressure Data Acquisition & Analysis
Software

New API Software from Tekscan® Improves Efficiency of Pressure Data Acquisition & Analysis

Boston, MA – Tekscan introduces two new software add-ons: the Pressure Mapping Software Development Kit (SDK) and the Data Reader Toolkit (DRT).Â-  These products allow users to access and manipulate Tekscan software functions, allowing more control over the acquisition and analysis of pressure data. Pressure Mapping SDK gives more flexibility. The Pressure Mapping SDK gives a developer...

Read More »
Electronic Components & Devices

Position Sensor features flexible, paper-thin design.

Measuring just 0.008 in. thick, FlexiPot(TM) Linear Potentiometer provides ±2% linearity error, ±1% full scale repeatability, and spatial resolution of less than 2% of full scale. Device is available in high-temperature version, capable of withstanding temperatures up to 420°C. FlexiPot is suited for design engineers looking to incorporate position sensor as user interface in...

Read More »
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tactile Sensor Kit facilitates force measurement tasks.

Geared toward students, hobbyists, and engineers, FlexiForce® Starter Kit contains all necessary components to build any of 3 recommended circuits. Guide provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to build circuits, and 2 sample FlexiForce tactile force sensors are also included for limited time. FlexiForce sensors are thin and flexible piezoresistive force sensors used to detect...

Read More »
Tekscan Announces Lower-Cost ZIF and LIF-Compatible Connection Option for Custom Force Sensors
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Tekscan Announces Lower-Cost ZIF and LIF-Compatible Connection Option for Custom Force Sensors

Tekscan, Inc. announces a new lower-cost connection option for its custom FlexiForce® sensors. In addition to the traditional pin connection, Tekscan is now offering a lower-cost termination method to enable OEM customers to utilize a low profile connection such as a ZIF connector. It also allows easier connection directly to PCB boards and flex circuits via conductive epoxies, tapes, or...

Read More »
Flexible Polyester Film Force Sensor has 1 in. dia sensing area.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Flexible Polyester Film Force Sensor has 1 in. dia sensing area.

Model A401 FlexiForce sensor features 0.008 in. thickness and flexible polyester film construction that allows it to be slipped into any space to measure force of two mating surfaces. Unit is able to detect and measure relative change in force or applied load, as well as rate of change in force, and can detect contact and/or touch. Available in 0-25 lb force range, it is suitable for applications...

Read More »
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fox Sports Network Chooses Tekscan Pressure Mapping Technology

When Fox Sports Network's Sports Science needed the most advanced technology to investigate and break down myths in athletics, they chose Tekscan. Tekscan's products provide accurate and reliable force and pressure measurements within a variety of different applications. Sports Science answers long-standing questions that exist in the athletic world, such as: What hits the hardest - a NFL...

Read More »
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

South Boston Manufacturer Wins Electronic Products Product-of-the-Year

Each year, Electronic Products magazine editors select the most innovative and forward-thinking new products introduced to the electronics market. South Boston sensor manufacturer Tekscan, Inc. is honored to announce that its newest sensor product, the High-Temp FlexiForce® sensor, has been chosen among thousands of products as product of the year by Electronic Products editors. High-Temp...

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Company News

New White Paper from Tekscan Helps OEM Design Engineers Navigate the Force Sensor Selection Process

OEM engineers have always faced unique challenges in specifying force sensors, or force transducers. In addition to finding a sensor with the right performance specifications, challenges include issues such as cost, turnaround-time, engineering support from the manufacturer, customization capabilities, off-the-shelf options for prototyping and/or lower quantities, and more. With an abundance of...

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